Gender Equality for an Inclusive Energy Transition

The global energy landscape is witnessing a rapid and wide-ranging change driven by an unprecedented growth of renewables. Adopting a gender perspective to renewables development is important to ensure that women’s skills and views are part of...

  • January 2019

IRENA Ninth Assembly Live

High-Level Segment about IRENA's activity over the last eight years "Taking Stock of Progress"; The Next Director-General of IRENA will be announced tonight.

  • January 2019

Optimism and Opportunity Evident as Delegates Gather for IRENA9A

Representatives from more than 160 countries, the private sector and civil society are gathering to discuss key issues in the global energy transition and chart the way forward for the Agency against a backdrop of remarkable progress on deployment.

  • January 2019

IRENA Pre-Assembly Live Coverage

2019 Legislatrors Forum is focused on the theme of parliamentary actions to accelerate the energy transformation in reaching the goal of universal access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all by 2030 The delegates at...

  • January 2019

How Global Energy Transformed in 2018

The global energy system is undergoing rapid transformation. Here are 20 reminders, from media outlets around the world, of how the energy transformation has advanced over the last 12 months. 

  • January 2019

IRENA’s Year in Review 2018

A run-through of highlights from IRENA during the year.

  • December 2018

Caribbean Embraces New Geothermal Resource Classification

IRENA and partners pilot for the first time at a regional level a system to encourage investment in geothermal projects.

  • December 2018

A Just and Fair Energy Transition: An opportunity to tackle climate change and create prosperity

The UN climate conference COP24 in Katowice reminds us of the imperative of a just energy transition on our pathway towards a climate-safe future.

  • December 2018

Why Renewable Energy Is a Key Solution to Climate Change

The global energy landscape is witnessing a rapid and wide-ranging change driven by an unprecedented growth of renewables due to falling costs and advances in technology. In this interactive story, see why a global energy system powered by renewable...

  • December 2018

Renewables are the key to a climate-safe world

Renewable energy, together with energy efficiency, form the cornerstone of the world’s mitigation strategy. They represent a safe, reliable, affordable and immediately deployable pathway to a low-carbon future. 

  • November 2018